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Nineteenth century ornamented types and title pages.

Nicolette Gray

Nineteenth century ornamented types and title pages.

by Nicolette Gray

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Published by Faber, printed by R. Maclehose & Co. Ltd, the University Press, Glasgow in London .
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ContributionsMaclehose & Co. Ltd.
The Physical Object
Pagination213p. :
Number of Pages213
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17082181M

It was the descendant of the first successful American type foundry, Binny and Ronaldson, started in Philadelphia in , and set many industry standards in business practice, manufacturing, and design. When taste turned away from ornamented type styles at the end of the nineteenth century, MacKellar, Smiths Jordan's output fell into obscurity. Records of who worked on individual typefaces are sparse. Today it can seem as if there is practically no information left about the designers of the nineteenth century. William E. Loy was a type vendor, printer, and writer. Loy was unhappy to see so little credit given to the designers of the types that he had spent decades using and selling.

It’s always a joy to pick up a book, any book, and find a colophon describing the typeface used in the publication. (The Architectural Press, ) and XIXth Century Ornamented Types and Title Pages the nineteenth-century Tuscan was at least as much an architectural as a typographical invention’. This example shows a range of. We Love Life by Pulp. Contributed by Stephen Coles on Oct 1st, Artwork published in e Gray’s Nineteenth Century Ornamented Types and Title Pages where Pouchée’s type is attributed to the Wood & Sharwoods London foundry. The only time they were used as type was when they were used to print the book. Florian Hardwig says:Author: Stephen Coles.

Since its establishment, the collection has grown to o volumes through gifts and purchases. About John A. Nietz. The founder of the Nietz Old Textbook Collection, the late Professor Emeritus John A. Nietz, was born near Toledo, Ohio in He earned an A.B. degree at Ohio Northern University in , his M.A. at Ohio State. 19th Century Type Revivals - Historical Typography: The Chiswick Press, England With the advent of mechanized processes in printing and less reliance on crafts processes, book design descended into mediocrity. For an few however looking to past type designs and manuscript form helped guide them to .

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Si trattava del libro pubblicato per la prima volta nel con il titolo XIXth Century Ornamented Types and Title Pages e significativamente ristampato nel (Kinross). Prima stato. Seller Inventory # Nineteenth century ornamented typefaces. [Nicolete Gray; Ray Nash] XIXth century ornamented types and title pages.

Description: -- -- -- Ornamented types in America \/ Ray Nash -- Nineteenth-century typographical layout -- Appendix one: The Tuscan letter and an analysis of the Victorian.

The title adopted for this second edition was Nineteenth Century Ornamented Typefaces. ISBN:LCCN: It omitted the chapter on title pages, but added a chapter on "Ornamental Types in America" written by the American printer Ray Nash. Vincent Figgins ( – 29 February ) was a British typefounder based in London.

After an apprenticeship with Joseph Jackson, he established his own type foundry in His company was extremely successful and, with its range of modern serif faces and display typefaces, had a strong influence on the styles of British printing in the nineteenth century.

Manutius’s types were used from to the middle of the eighteenth century. However because he was working off of the manuscript tradition, the selection was very limited.

Manutius had a roman, a black letter, an italic, and a few script styles for the text portion of books and one or two ornamented types to use for title pages (Gray ). Originally published in under title: xixth century ornamented types and title pages.

Description: [6], pages: illustrations, facsimiles (some color) ; 29 cm: Contents: List of British type specimen books (p. ) --Select list of American type specimen books (p. Responsibility: Nicolete Gray. Nineteenth century ornamented typefaces by Nicolete Gray,Faber edition, in English - New ed.

/ with a chapter on ornamented types in America by Ray : The first italic cut was released inthe first shaded version was believed to be issued infollowed by compressed, elongated, and expanded versions according to Nicolete Gray in her book, Nineteenth Century Ornamented Types and Title Pages.

Nineteenth Century Ornamented Typefaces. Berkeley and Los Angeles: University of California Press, ↩︎ Gray, Nicolete. p ↩︎ Kelly, Rob Roy. American Wood Type, – Notes on the Evolution of Decorated and Large Types and Comments on Related Trades of the Period.

This in turn led to XIXth Century Ornamented Types and Title Pages (). It is hard to overestimate the importance of this book, small and sparsely though efficiently : Nicolas Barker. Nineteenth Century Ornamented Typefaces Hardcover – Novem by Nicolete Gray (Author) › Visit Amazon's Nicolete Gray Page.

Find all the books, read about the author, and more. See search results for this author. Are you an author. Learn about Author Central Author: Nicolete Gray, Ray Nash.

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If you continue browsing, we’ll assume that you are happy to receive all our cookies. You can change your cookie settings at any time. Catalog No. from Nicolette Gray's XIXth Century Ornamented Types and Title Pages.

A face by Caslon Caslon, circa (revived ). Copied as Ornamented Nos. 7/19/40/27/ (Bruce) and Ornamented No. 22J (Cincinnati). Revived as Tuscan Graille (= Stellar (Weidemann)).

At a time when products of the nineteenth century were out of fashion, Mosley could still touch and cast many great display faces of that period. These were the typefaces that Nicolete Gray had begun to re-evaluate with her pioneering book Nineteenth Century Ornamented Types and Title Pages ().

Author of Rossetti, Dante, and ourselves, Nineteenth century ornamented typefaces, A history of lettering, Lettering on buildings, Lettering as drawing, Lettering as drawing: contour and silhouette, Jacob's ladder, David Jones. Nineteenth century ornamented typefaces, with a chapter on ornamented types in America by Ray Nash.

Revised edition (1st edn, with a somewhat different title). Berkeley, CA: University of California Press, Almost unique study of the decorative types that came into general use in the c This survey explores the history of nineteenth-century European art and visual culture.

Focusing primarily on painting and sculpture, it places these two art forms within the larger context of visual culture;including photography, graphic design, architecture, and decorative arts/5. The critique. As early as the Italian was being vilified in print. In Typographia, Thomas Hansard called the type forms a contrivance and a “typographic monstrosity.”The condemnation continued well into the twentieth century.

InA. Johnson called it a “freak type,” while inNicolete Gray, in 19th Century Ornamented Types, stated that the Italian was “a crude.

Susanna wrote: "List description: "Your favorite non-fiction about the 19th century ()." I created the list, and I had strictly non-fiction in mind." Thanks Susan - I looked now and see the description below the list title - I did not notice that before now and could be some of the mix up here.

Nicolete Gray’s Nineteenth Century Ornamented Types and Title Pages () contains reproductions of the Pouchée types described erroneously as examples of the “early Victorian ‘exuberant’ style” and credited to the Wood & Sharwoods London foundry.Home; Random; Nearby; Log in; Settings; About Wikipedia; Disclaimers.But her earlier work, notably the book Nineteenth century ornamented types and title pages (London: Faber & Faber, ), had laid foundations for the Festival’s typography; and it was indeed reprinted in that year.

(Hasler’s letter to Gray is now in the Central Lettering Record at Central Saint Martins, London.).